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Subject: Re: [boost] [interprocess] Timed locks
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-27 12:45:04

on Mon Dec 26 2011, Edward Diener <> wrote:

> In boost::inteprocess timed locks are specified by giving a
> boost::posix_time::ptime as the absolute time until which ownership is
> attempted. Would it not be more usable to give a
> boost::posix_time::time_duration from the time in which the one
> attempts to acquire the lock ?

Consistency with the C++11 standard threading would dictate providing
both interfaces (but using chrono instead of posix_time I think)

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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